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(1) Myoblast Autologous Grafting in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy. A trial that assessed the effect of grafting self cardiac myoblasts in patients with known ischaemic disease and depressed left ventricular function
Conclusion No echocardiographic improvement
(2a) Magnesium in Coronaries. A trial comparing short-term mortality in patients with acute MI who received either magnesium sulphate or placebo
Conclusion 15.3% mortality in magnesium group and 15.2% mortality in placebo group (p = 0.96)
(2b) Magnesium in Cardiac arrest. A trial that assessed the impact of prior stroke on patients who present with STEMI
Conclusion Prior stroke places patients at a very high risk for short-term morbidity and mortality from STEMI. Aggressive treatment of these patients appears warranted

MAGIC

Cardiology A clinical trial–Magnesium in Coronaries

magic

The use of spells, thoughts or ritual to attempt to influence unrelated events or to summon supposed supernatural forces. Historically, there has been considerable overlap between religion, magic and science and these have been separated only with great difficulty and, even today, incompletely. The reduction, by science, of the status of magic to childish superstition has been one of the triumphs of human achievement. Magical thinking is a feature of early childhood and of the mental processes of some adults.
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At last a celebrated magician from Finland was brought before the King, who had found out that the King's son-in-law was imprisoned in the East, not by men, but by some more powerful being.
He recognised the magician immediately, but the old man did not know him, he had grown so thin.
There was a faint stir in the stillness, and the magician said, "Can you see what is in the pocket?
Oh, as for that," explained Fisher, when he was entertaining March and Twyford at lunch about a month later, "I merely wanted to play with the magician at his own game.
I've known a good many magicians myself in India--mango plant and all.
I assure you it exists very violently, especially in men who like showing up magicians in India.
Thou bad old magician, THAT is the best and the honestest thing I honour in thee, that thou hast become weary of thyself, and hast expressed it: 'I am not great.
But the old magician kept silence for a while; then said he: "Did I put thee to the test?
But afterwards coming back to the situation, he grasped the hand of the magician, and said, full of politeness and policy:
Another of these magicians, by means of a fluid that nobody ever yet saw, could make the corpses of his friends brandish their arms, kick out their legs, fight, or even get up and dance at his will.
Doug is credited with, among others, two major DVD releases, "Built to Last" and "Pinky Swear," which has been hailed as an ideal resource for any aspiring magician to perfect his or her skills.
The magician shows the cards to the subject and lays them down on the table.